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Re: emacs support in dpkg

On Thu, Nov 30, 2000 at 12:57:20PM +0100, 99.roland.mas@aist.enst.fr wrote:

>   I took the liberty to make an individual package of it.  I did get
> the version Peter mentioned, added a 50dpkg-dev-emacs.el and a trivial
> Makefile, dh_make and voila.  People interested can point their apts
> to the following locations and apt-get install dpkg-dev-emacs.
> deb http://roland.mas.free.fr/debian/ unstable main
> deb-src http://roland.mas.free.fr/debian/ unstable main
>   As a prospective new maintainer, I'd be interested in feedback.  And
> if Peter or someone wants to adopt the package afterwards, then feel
> free to.

Great!  Thanks for that.  It works fine in bothe XEmacs21 and Emacs20.

Some comments: 

1) Put the following fields in the control file:

   Conflicts: dpkg-dev (< 1.7.2)
   Depends: emacsen
2) You are using a upstream version number equal to "1".  You should ask
   the upstream maintainers (Peter Galbraith, I guess) about their

> PS: CC'd to my AM (I'm at the tasks & skills step in the NM process :-).

If nobody else step up, I will sponsor this package and make it into woody.

Rafael Laboissiere <rafael@debian.org>

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